Blevins Middle School

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Cross Country (6th, 7th & 8th)

Cross Country Info (6th, 7th & 8th)

Mark Lonac, Head Coach: mlonac@psdschools.org, 970-488-4087

Erica Rezendes, Assistant Coach: erezende@psdschools.org, 970-488-4032

Megan Sexton, Assistant Coach

The Blevins Cross Country Team is open to all Blevins students.  All runners make the team and participate in all six two-mile races. CC (or XC) is a great way to experience the fun, teamwork and challenge of middle school sports.

Pre-season practice: Wednesday 8/15, Thursday 8/16, Friday 8/17 and Monday 8/20; Cottonwood Glen Park near the south end of Overland Trail; 4:00 – 5:15 PM.

Pre-season practice: Tues 8/21 (6th graders’ first day of school); @ Blevins, 2:45 – 4:00 PM, 7th & 8th welcome to join. 

Regular season practice begins Wednesday, August 22nd, and runs from 2:45 – 4:15 PM.

NEW FOR 2018! Shoe Night at Altitude Running, Friday, August 24th, 5-7 PM, 150 E Harmony #2B, just NE of Harmony & College.

Parent-Runner Information Meeting: Wednesday, August 29th, 5-5:45 PM, Blevins Auditeria

The season tentatively ends October 6th @ the District Championships.

Summer Training: While there is no organized summer practice for XC until high school, we highly recommend that those interested in cross country practice jogging 10 – 30 minutes 2 – 4 times per week during June and July to establish a base level of fitness, and to adapt to the heat. 

Fees: $105 per sport, per student.  waived for student-athletes on Free/Reduced w/ waiver request on ParentVUE – waivers must be updated yearly!  Please refer to Athletic Policies, Fees, Forms under Athletics on the Blevins website. 

Paperwork: Must have physical & proof of insurance on file at Blevins in order to practice & compete. Physicals valid for one year from exam date. Arrange physicals well in advance! Athletic eligibility and physical forms available on Blevins website or @ front office. When forms are complete, front office will issue a Silver Card that must be turned in to Coach Lonac the first day of regular season practice. Physical forms are NOT available in the physicians’ offices.

Parent/Athlete Information Meeting: Wednesday, 8/29/18, 5:00  – 5:45 PM, Blevins Auditeria

2018/19 Cross Country Schedule:

Thursday, 9/6/18 @ Lincoln Invite, Lincoln Middle School; Boys run 3:00 PM, Girls 3:20 PM

Friday, 9/14/18 @ John Martin Invite, Fort Colins High School; Boys 3:00 PM, Girls 3:20 PM

Saturday, 9/22/18 @ Rattlesnake Rumble Invite @ Spring Canyon Park; Boys 9:00 AM, Girls 9:30 AM

Thursday, 9/27/18 @ Blevins Invite @ Rolland Moore Park; Girls run @ 3:30 PM; Boys run @ 3:50 PM

Saturday, 10/6/18 @ District Championships @ Fort Collins High School; Girls 9:00 AM, Boys 9:45 AM

2017/18 District Results – Blevins Top 7 – 2.0 miles @ Ft Collins HS

Boys – 1st/10 – District Champions!                             Girls – 4th/10

258 finishers                                                                   201 finishers

Dalton Kaines – 2nd place – 11:28                                Sequoia Wadena – 16th place – 13:47

Jackson Harding – 5th place – 11:40                             Riley Hill – 17th place – 13:52

Nick Runge – 10th place – 11:55                                   Sydney Schlepp – 18th place – 13:52

Quinn Baugh – 15th place – 12:04                                 Marisa Martinez – 29th place – 14:20

Luka Finz – 27th place – 12:46                                      Bailey Baumgaertner – 32nd place – 14:28

Brody Armstrong – 29th place – 12:47                           Sam McDougall – 33rd place – 14:30

Mac Eliason – 35th place – 12:53                                   Kate Linstedt – 40th place – 14:37